A Factory In Illinois Has An Innovative Approach To Employee Wellness


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A company in Arthur, Ill., has come up with a novel way to improve the health of its employees�and it's paid them big money to do so, NPR reports.

The company, which makes auto parts, pays its workers based on how healthy they are, rather than how old they are or how sick they are.

For example, if a worker is 50 years old and has high blood pressure, the company will pay him or her $100 a month for the next two years to improve his or her health.

If he or she is healthy enough, the company will pay her $500 a month for the next three years to improve her health.

"It's a win-win," says the plant's HR director.

"It's good for the employees, and it's good for the company."

The HR director says the company has seen a boost in productivity, as well as a big pay out to all employees, thanks to the approach. Read the Entire Article


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